August 15th, 1973
Introduction to Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
“Once you fully apprehend the vacuity of a life without struggle you are equipped with the basic means of salvation.”
Blanch: I can’t stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.
her eyes and lips have that almost narcotized tranquility that is in the faces of Easter idols.
Stella: [slowly and emphatically] I’m not in anything I want to get out of.
Stella: But there are things that happen between a man and a woman in the dark– that sort of make everything else seem– unimportant–
Blanche: Whoever you are– I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.